Category: Travel Log

Up into the Sea 2.2. from Puerto Escondido to Santa Rosalia

Puerto Escondido’s natural harbor was beautiful as ever. Sunrises are especially serene there; the morning sky rises behind framed by two windows formed by hills on the peninsula enclosing the bay. The marina…

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Up into the Sea 2.1. from La Paz to Puerto Escondido

We had a nice long stay in La Paz this time, we even afforded ourselves the luxury of staying in a marina for a month. From our slip we had a view…

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Out of the Sea from La Paz to Yelapa and Bahía Banderas

La Paz lies behind an inlet and a large sandbank. Boats anchored in the bay are protected from swell unless it travels exactly the direction of the channel. The channel also funnels…

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Down the Sea 1.6. from Santa Rosalia to La Paz

We left Santa Rosalia early after a short night sleep, because I was editing, formatting and uploading pictures and finally posting the last posts around midnight. Radu was preparing the boat, checking…

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Down the Sea 5… From Puerto Peñasco to Bahía Kino and Santa Rosalia

11/18-12/12/2016 We left Puerto Peñasco around noon for our about 20 hour crossing of the upper Sea of Cortez to Puerto Refugio, an anchorage at the northern shore of Ísla Ángel de…

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Up into the Sea 1.4. from Bahía de los Ángeles to Puerto Refugio.

We skipped Puerto Don Juan, which fooled us not to be a seductive anchorage, instead it looked barren and hot. This bay has only a narrow entrance from the sea and is…

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Up into the Sea 1.3. from Santa Rosalia to Bahia de Las Animas

Santa Rosalia is a lovely town. It was build around a large copper mine and the money it brought to the region some 120 years ago. About two thirds of the population of this…

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Up into the Sea 1.2. from Puerto Escondido to Bahia Conception

We arrived at Puerto Escondido after a wonderful short sail and ride from Bahia Aqua Verde. The port is very hidden, as it’s name described and opened to a large landlocked bay.…

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Up into the Sea 1.1. from La Paz to Bahia Aqua Verde

First bay out from La Paz. Left at midday after running the watermaker one more time for two more hours per Bill’s request. Checked out at the marina office with those nice…

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Destination …

May 15th, 2016. Today we cast off from Shelter Island Marina/San Diego at 0600 hours. Our destination …Ensenada Mexico. It’s been a year and a half of hard work, learning, good days…

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